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Iraqi refugee gets 45 years for police officer's shooting

Sep. 16, 2021 20:18 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for shooting a Colorado Springs police officer in the head. The Gazette reports Karrar Noaman Al Khammasi was convicted in June of attempted murder and other charges and was sentenced...

Miller cracking wise on teammates again after big comeback

Sep. 16, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Von Miller is officially back. The Broncos star linebacker celebrated his return to the lineup with a pair of sacks against the Giants last weekend after missing all of 2020 with an ankle injury. His successful return,...

Planned Parenthood clinic shooting suspect ruled incompetent

Sep. 16, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A man accused of killing three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado in 2015 is incompetent to stand trial, a federal judge ruled Thursday, delaying U.S. prosecutors' efforts to bring the suspect to trial after he was repeatedly deemed incompetent in state court. ...

Fun & names: Colorado lists TV, movie characters as starters

Sep. 16, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Buffaloes’ depth chart contains a bunch of characters — from TV shows and Hollywood movies. Even a few singers, too. Just part of the plan not to reveal anything along the lines of position depth since Minnesota doesn’t either. ...

Braves, Rockies face schedule headache after postponement

Sep. 16, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have new incentive to take care of business in the National League East as quickly as possible. The Braves don't want their playoff status to be determined by a makeup game against a Colorado Rockies team which has been tough to beat at...

Body composting a 'green' alternative to burial, cremation

Sep. 16, 2021 14:28 PM EDT

LAFAYETTE, Colo. (AP) — In a suburban Denver warehouse tucked between an auto repair shop and a computer recycling business, Seth Viddal is dealing with life and death. He and one of his employees have built a “vessel” they hope will usher in a more environmentally...

Polis, 1st openly gay governor elected, marries in Colorado

Sep. 16, 2021 12:01 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado's Jared Polis, who became the first openly gay man in the United States to be elected governor in 2018, has married his longtime partner and first gentleman Marlon Reis, a writer and animal welfare advocate. Polis, 46, and Reis, 40, were...

Tapia's tiebreaking single in 10th sends Rockies over Braves

Sep. 16, 2021 00:54 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Rockies reliever Tyler Kinley knew the wet conditions were going to make it tough to grip the ball. That didn't stop him and the Colorado bullpen from shutting down the Atlanta Braves. “There's not going to be any stat line that's going to say it was...

Blanco scores in stoppage-time, Timbers tie Rapids 2-2

Sep. 16, 2021 00:52 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sebastian Blanco scored in stoppage time to give the Portland Timbers a 2-2 draw with the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday night. Michael Barrios and Jonathan Lewis scored to help the Rapids (12-4-7) extend their unbeaten streak to nine games, the...

Tesla builds 1st store on tribal land, dodges state car laws

Sep. 15, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

NAMBÉ, N.M. (AP) — Carmaker Tesla has opened a store and repair shop on Native American land for the first time, marking a new approach to its yearslong fight to sell cars directly to consumers and cut car dealerships out of the process. The white-walled,...